Wednesday 17 September 2014

King of your own castle?


Published 21/08/2013 | 05:36

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The residence which sits on 129 acres of land at Ballinveala, Crecora, Co. Limerick, which also has the ruins of an old castle steeped in history.

Have you ever wanted to own a property with the ruins of an old castle on its lands? Now is your chance.

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This property is located in the town land of Ballinveala, Crecora, Co Limerick on the road between Crecora Village and Croom.

Situated nine kilometers from Limerick City, this property has a lot to offer. As well as the castle ruins, there is a well-kept residence, outhouses, stores, workshops, farmyards and a beautiful orchard of 80 trees.

The residence is a two storey detached house with spacious accommodation. It includes an entrance hall, reception room, dining room, kitchen and breakfast room, an office, five bedrooms with one bedroom having an ensuite, and the main bathroom. There is oil fired central heating and double glazed pvc windows.

Located on 129 acres, 'Ballinveala Castle' is steeped in history. It is situated on an attractive farm, where the farmer is now retiring. The castle is described as 51ft high with a perfect spiral stairs, porch and vaults. The wooden floors were introduced in 1874.

The grounds holds two storage sheds, five column open ended hay barn with enclosure for greyhounds, another five column enclosed hay barn with 2 covered side sections, silage pit/slurry tank, one derelict building and of course the ruins of 'Ballinveala Castle'.

Properties like this aren't brought up for auction that often so here's your chance to own this rare piece of history and lands.

For further details contact Pat Kearney at Rooney Auctioneers, 99 O'Connell Street, Limerick, on (061) 413511 or email

Solicitor with carriage of sale is Purtill Solicitors, Sandhill Road, Ballybunion, on (068) 28766.


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